Blue Origin, Northrop, ULA Win USAF Rocket Contracts

Credit: Vulcan: ULA
The U.S. Air Force is awarding agreements worth up to $2.2 billion to Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman and United Launch Alliance (ULA) to develop rockets that will break the nation’s reliance on the Russian-made RD-180 engine. Shut out of the competition is SpaceX, which had been launching national...

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